Tag: Weight Loss

New Year’s resolve flagging? Some tips on staying on track.

New Year’s resolve flagging? Some tips on staying on track.

Whether it’s eating better, dropping a few pounds, sleeping more or kicking nicotine to the curb once and for all, public health scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are here with science-based tips for avoiding dead ends and wrong turns as you head down the 2018 resolution road.

January 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?

Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?

Obesity’s roots are in American culture, from the stress of the workplace to the onslaught of food advertising, to our tradition of holiday overindulgence. The taste buds of our youth are raised on junk food and sugary treats, habits that follow children into adulthood.

January 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Which weight-loss plan is best for you — the British Dietetic Association weighs in.

Which weight-loss plan is best for you — the British Dietetic Association weighs in.

Some help with your New Year’s resolution to lose weight: The UK National Health Service has posted an analysis by the British Dietetic Association of a dozen of the most popular weight-loss plans. The analyses give you the pros and cons of each approach and renders a verdict on which are best. 

December 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Do vegetarians live longer? Probably, but not because they’re vegetarian

Do vegetarians live longer? Probably, but not because they’re vegetarian

When we crunched the data we found vegetarians did not have a lower risk of early death compared with their meat-eating counterparts. Vegetarians might live longer, but only because they’re more likely to be healthy in other ways, too.

April 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Medical devices for obesity: What to know – FDA

Medical devices for obesity: What to know – FDA

From the US Food and Drug Administration Before a medical device is recommended, doctors will probably want their patients to have tried lifestyle changes that include healthy eating and increased physical activity. Even if a person is prescribed an obesity treatment device, he or she still must make lifestyle changes. How is obesity measured? Which […]

August 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Fat or fiction? The truth about 9 diet myths

Fat or fiction? The truth about 9 diet myths

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Does fat content matter more than calories? A nutrition researcher weighs in. Losing weight is hard — so it’s tempting to grab onto any promise of a diet or trick that will help you lose pounds quickly. Almost daily, we’re bombarded with news stories telling […]

July 14, 2016 | By | Reply More